Thursday, December 22, 2011

Eve Carson’s School Newspaper Deleted All E-Mails Discussing Guilty Verdict

in Laurence Lovette's Murder Trial!


Murder victim Eve Carson


By Nicholas Stix

When the Internet exploded in prominence, circa 2000, it was widely praised as promising freedom of speech, such as this country had never known. The word "interactive," as opposed to one-way, was ubiquitous. Well, the party's over.

Over the past few years, the powers that be have increasingly subverted the Internet into a tool of oppression.

Many corporations have set up Web pages that are labyrinths that cause those seeking to contact executives to wander aimlessly from one page to another, without ever getting a name, telephone number, or address. Often, it is easier to get such information via Google than the corporation's official Web page!

For at least 40 years—i.e., my memory as a newspaper reader—newspapers have used their letters pages to manufacture a counterfeit consensus.

The Web promised a change, as media organs started publishing emails at their Web sites.

The change was illusory, as the MSM began censoring their Web letters pages as ruthlessly as they did those in their print editions.

Exactly two years ago today, CBS New York carried the racially censored story of the racist black gang beating outside of Janis E. Dismus Middle School in Englewood, N.J., which almost cost white Hispanic 13-year-old David Muneton his life.

Lawrence Auster discussed the crime at his blog, where he also reprinted dozens of outraged comments by white readers who emphasized the racial nature of the crime. It was clear to me that the censors at CBS would soon be busy; indeed, I was surprised that they hadn't already been deleting comments like mad. Almost all of the comments expressed outrage, and not in good Republican fashion. I counted 242 comments, all of which I saved. By the next day, CBS had deleted every single comment.

It has since deleted the entire story, though the link still exists.

Last spring, so many Chicago Tribune readers responded with so much outrage to the daily's refusal to honestly report on the wave of racist black attacks on whites and the occasional Asian, that in early June, the daily launched a counter-attack on its readers. Its bosses assigned several columnists variously to rationalize the attacks or the paper's refusal to honestly report on them, its editor gave a pathetic rationalization for refusing to print the respective races of the attackers and victims, and libertarian columnist Steve Chapman race-baited the daily's readers as "prejudiced," for wanting such possibly life-saving information.

Readers responded by roundly denouncing the Tribune's transparently racist ruse. The newspaper initially ran hundreds of such e-mails—God only knows how many its censors immediately consigned to "the circular file"—but soon thereafter deleted every single one.

Which brings us to the Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper at Eve Carson's school, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

As with the MSM, you will learn nothing about the racial character of the murder of Eve Carson from the Daily Tar Heel. And as with the MSM, the DTH's political operatives, young lefties who aspire to become MSM political operatives, have no intention of tolerating any deviation from the great media Gleichschaltung on race. ("Die Gleichschaltung" is the German phrase used ever since Hitler arrogated dictatorial powers for himself on January 30, 1933, to describe that power grab. It suggests the image of one man flipping a power switch that causes everything in the country to be identically controlled.)

Am I the only person on this board who considers this murder to have been a racist hate crime, or have the censors been working overtime?

(N.S. comment at the Daily Tar Heel.)

Mine was only the sixth comment to be permitted through (see below), and one more comment was permitted later that evening. As you can see below, I was the only commenter to emphasize the racist nature of the crime. The comment just before mine was pc with a vengeance, and the one that followed, though I neglected to save it, I recall as having been short and politically safe. No matter; the operatives at the DTH deleted every single comment. The story is now followed by mutually contradictory statements:

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Eve Carson was one of millions of white victims in a generations-long race war. I count as victims not only the tens of thousands of whites who have been murdered, but also those who were beaten, robbed, raped, maimed, driven out of their home or job, or cheated out of a job or college admission, due to the color of their skin.

Although the front lines of that race war are manned by bloodthirsty blacks, the war has been led as much by whites as by blacks. I call the movement of whites to get other whites beaten, robbed, raped, maimed and murdered by blacks; to suppress the truth about said crimes; and to ensure that poor, working, and middle-class whites endure as much racial abuse, discrimination, dispossession and disenfranchisement as possible, the New White Racism. The New White Racism is a movement of whites who wage race war against other members of their own race. The white staffers of The Daily Tar Heel have announced their allegiance to the New White Racism. Remember their names.

If you wish to protest their censorship, you may call Steve Norton, editor-in-chief, at (919) 962-1163, write the paper at, or email staffers at the eddresses at the bottom of this page.



zacki murphy

December 20, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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As I approached my former hometown of Hillsborough, NC, noted the pretty, simple street ornaments, then all the media vans. Was raised a block away in a historical home. Nothing much happened in those days…But, this morning it did. My heart ached as I realized that in the red brick court house, justice was being served for a beautiful, amazing young woman; Eve Carson…Back in 2008, after her senseless murder, attended with thousands of others a memorical service at the "Dean Dome." Expecting it to be a very sad ocassion, instead left uplifted and motivated. Never met Eve, but felt as if she was a kindred soul sister. Her picture, amongst those of other family, friends hangs on a personal bullentin board as well as the quote; "What would Eve do?"…May her short, but excellent life continue to be an inspiration. It has for me…Rest in peace, beautiful Eve.

Carolina Canuck

December 20, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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It is just unfortunate that they weren't able to give him the death penalty.

UNC student

December 20, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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As a UNC student, I'm in obligated to say that I'm against capital punishment, but in this case I would be OK with frying this asshole.

amanda ashley

December 20, 2011 at 12:24 PM
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Justice has been done. May thee rest in peace, angel in heaven Eve Marie Carson.


December 20, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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I will be forthright in saying I was not a part of this community when this tragedy took place, nor did I ever have the opportunity to meet the victim, who by all accounts was an amazing woman whose life was senselessly and unfairly cut short in the most brutal and dehumanizing manner. The details of the murder that I have heard make my blood run cold.

However, I cannot shake the feeling that the outrage and regret that the death penalty was not pursued is so loud in this case because of the victim's profile in our community, and the fact that this just shouldn't happen… not in general, but not to white, college educated women specifically. The murder of Eve Carson was outrageous, cruel, and senseless, but so are the murders of countless others every day that go unnoticed simply because the victim was too poor, or too black, or otherwise not fit for the bright lights of the media's attention. These lives have every bit as much value and worth as Eve Carson's, and I mourn them just as much as I mourn Eve Carson today, and hope that their families are given the same sense of closure and justice.

Nicholas Stix

December 20, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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Am I the only person on this board who considers this murder to have been a racist hate crime, or have the censors been working overtime?

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"NC Dept of Corrections Report Details Negligence That Led to Eve Carson Murder."



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Laurence Lovette sentenced to life in prison for Eve Carson's murder

By Chelsey Dulaney

Updated: 8 hours ago

Takaaki Iwabu / DTH

POOL — Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. talks to his lawyers Kevin Bradley and Karen Bethea-Shields Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. A jury found Lovette guilty of kidnapping, robbing and murdering Eve Carson, the 2008 UNC-Chapel Hill student body president. He received a life prison sentence without the possibility of parole. The verdict capped seven and a half days of testimony in Orange County Superior Court.

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More than three years after her death, the second man accused of former Student Body President Eve Carson's murder has been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Following eight days of testimony and less than three hours of deliberation, a jury found Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr., 21, guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping, armed robbery and felony larceny in connection with Carson's March 2008 death Tuesday morning.

"This was an absolutely senseless murder." District Attorney Jim Woodall said. "The citizens from this state need to be protected from Laurence Lovette."

Judge Allen Baddour sentenced Lovette to life in prison without parole for first-degree murder, and he will serve additional sentences for the kidnapping and robbery charges.

"The life that Ms. Carson led was too short, but I know that she continues to be an inspiration, not only for her family but for thousands in this community and across this country," Baddour said.

Lovette has sat quietly in the Hillsborough courtroom every day for the past three weeks while law enforcement officials and close friends testified against him.

Carson, a 22-year-old Morehead-Cain Scholar from Athens, Ga. well known for her campus leadership and involvement, was found shot to death on the morning of March 5, 2008 in a Chapel Hill neighborhood about a mile from campus.

Prosecutors say she was abducted from her off-campus home in the early hours of March 5, taken to at least one ATM to withdraw money, and finally shot five times by Lovette and his co-defendant Demario James Atwater.

Atwater plead guilty to first-degree murder for her death in 2010 and is serving two life sentences.

Carson's violent death shocked the University's campus, and students came out by the thousands to mourn the loss of the beautiful girl with the bright future.

Carson's family thanked the court and the jury, but declined further comment to the court.

Lovette and Atwater, both of Durham, had long criminal histories and were in and out of the probation system throughout their teenage years.

Lovette is also charged with the January 2008 murder of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato, who was found shot to death in his off-campus apartment.

Carson's murder

On the night of Carson's murder, District Attorney Jim Woodall said Lovette was looking for someone to rob, and he planned to kill the person to hide the evidence.

But it was chance that placed Carson — one of the most well-known faces on the University's campus — into their path.

After attending a UNC basketball game on the evening of March 4, she returned to her home on Friendly Lane.

With only a few weeks left in her term as student body president, she was busy, and her tendency to procrastinate led her to stay home by herself and study that night.

At about 1:30 a.m. on March 5, Carson's roommate Justin Singer returned home and saw her studying on the couch.

Her last internet use was at 3:37 a.m. to access Facebook.

Prosecutors believe that at about 3:40 a.m., Carson was leaving her house, possibly to print a paper from her student government office on campus, which friends say she often did.

A surveillance video from a sorority shows two men in dark, baggy clothing walking towards Friendly Lane at about 3:33 a.m.

It is there that prosecutors say Atwater and Lovette saw Carson going towards her Toyota Highlander.

The two men "rushed" her car, and Lovette took the driver's seat while Atwater held Carson hostage in the backseat at gunpoint, according to a testimony by Lovette's childhood friend Jayson McNeil.

At about 3:55 a.m., an ATM surveillance video from the Bank of America on Willow Drive in Chapel Hill shows an image of a man who prosecutors say is Lovette attempting to use an ATM card several times.

An enhanced surveillance video from the ATM shows two figures, who prosecutors say are Carson and Atwater, in the backseat.

Whether she was taken to any other ATM's is still unclear, but a total of $1,400 was withdrawn from her account.

For the more than an hour that Carson was in the car with the two men, she pleaded and prayed for her life, even asking her murderers to pray with her, McNeil said Lovette told him.

Prosecutors say she was then taken to a wooded area about a mile from campus, where she was shot five times.

Woodall contends Lovette fired the first four shots to Carson's right shoulder, arm, buttocks, and cheek from a .25 mm handgun.

The fifth shot, fired from a sawed-off shotgun, penetrated her right hand and temple, destroying parts of her brain that medical examiners say were necessary for life functions.

Prosecutors believe Atwater fired the shotgun, which witnesses called the "baby gauge."

A sixth shot hit her Lenovo laptop, and a bullet was found lodged in the computer by police.

Carson's body was found at the intersection of Hillcrest Road and Hillcrest Circle by police the next morning, and it took them another day to identify her.

Filling in the gaps

Throughout the course of the trial, testimonies from witnesses close to Lovette and Atwater helped fill in the gaps of what happened on the night of Carson's murder, further linking Lovette to the murder.

On one of the most emotional days of testimony McNeil, a friend of Lovette's and a convicted drug dealer, provided details about the murder in court.

McNeil's said his involvement with Carson's death began unknowingly on the night of March 4, 2008, when Lovette asked him for a ride to Chapel Hill.

Lovette also contacted McNeil on March 5, the day of Carson's murder, and said he had an ATM card to use.

On the day of Atwater's arrest, Lovette called McNeil and asked him to pick him up.

McNeil said Lovette sounded anxious and said repeatedly "They got Rio, they got him."

After he picked Lovette up, he proceeded to tell him about the murder of Carson, giving details such as how they came across her, how she pleaded with them, and why they decided to kill her.

Lovette told McNeil that they killed her because "she had seen their faces."

Shanita Love, Atwater's live-in girlfriend at the time of the murder, was also a key witness for the prosecution, recounting to the jury what Atwater told her about Carson's death in the days following the murder.

Love gave multiple statements to police officials after Atwater's arrest on March 12, 2008. Her testimonies became key in charging both Atwater and Lovette.

She said Lovette, who she referred to as Alvin, admitted in conversation to "hitting", or shooting, Carson.

Love also told the court details of how the two men disposed of the what prosecutors say were the murder weapons.

Lovette disposed of pieces of the .25 mm gun in three different locations when she, Atwater, Lovette and another man went to pick up their truck from a Durham auto shop on March 8, 2008, Love said.

She said Atwater and Lovette broke apart the sawed-off shotgun by hitting it on bricks after their pictures began to appear on the news in connection with Carson's death.

Investigators were able to find two of the pieces of the .25 mm gun at the locations Love described to them.

Several State Bureau of Investigation agents also gave testimonies in court, though most of their testimonies showed no scientific evidence linking Lovette to Carson's SUV.

But on Wednesday, an SBI agent said DNA evidence found on the car door of Carson's Toyota Highlander was a "thousand trillion times" more likely to be a match for Lovette than anyone else in the state.

Other testimonies, surveillance videos, and cell phone records helped place Lovette and Atwater near her home on Friendly Lane on the night of her murder.

Defense's Strategy

At the beginning of the trial, Bethea-Shields said she planned to show jurors that there would be more questions than answers at the end of the trial. She said those questions would provide jurors with reasonable doubt.

During closing arguments Monday, Bethea-Shields noted the absence of testimony from Atwater, his family, and Justina Staton-Williams — a close friend of Love who provided some of the first details about Atwater's whereabouts after Carson's murder.

Throughout the trial, Bethea-Shields has also questioned the motive and credibility of key witnesses close to Lovette such as Love and McNeil.

McNeil and another witness received immunity packages for lighter sentences in crimes they are charged with for their testimonies.

The defense contends that some of the state's key witnesses — including Love and McNeil — may have made parts of their testimony up to protect themselves and implicate Lovette.

During closing arguments, the defense also argued that Atwater and Love may have pinned the murder on Lovette, who was a close friend of Atwater's siblings.

"This case is about blaming the kid that hung out around (Atwater's siblings)," defense attorney Kevin Bradley said.

Bradley also called into question the validity of expert testimony, arguing to the jury that SBI investigator Ivy McMillan and FBI analyst Michael Sutton among others were erroneous in their work and testimony in the case.

Defense attorney Karen Bethea-Sheilds presented no evidence in the trial, and Lovette also waived his right to testify.

Lovette was 17 at the time of Carson's murder, and therefore was not eligible to receive the death penalty.

But during sentencing, Bethea-Shields asked Baddour not to sentence Lovette to consecutive sentences and life without parole — drawing on Lovette's age and the death of his father as reasons to consider a lighter punishment.

"This verdict will be punishment for the rest of his life," Bethea-Shields said.

Published December 20, 2011 in Eve Marie CarsonCity

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